Butt, Genevieve

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Elementary Vice-Principal

School Update – Week of Novemeber 29 – December 3, 2021

Advent This weekend we celebrate the arrival of the season of Advent, which also marks the beginning of the liturgical year. Advent is a season of joyful preparation for the Birth of Christ at Christmas. Advent is a season of hope and of longing, of joyful expectation. In the words of Pope Francis, “Advent is the

School Update – Week of November 22 – 26, 2021

Human Rights and Equity Advisory Council Our HCDSB schools are committed to creating safe, inclusive and welcoming learning environments that support student achievement and well-being in our Catholic schools. Human Rights and Equity are guiding values that are consistent both with Catholic Social Teaching, reaffirming the dignity of every individual, as well as the Ontario

School Update – Week of November 15, 2021

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week The Legislative Assembly of Ontario passed a resolution to recognize the week beginning on the third Sunday of November as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The purpose of the week is to promote safe schools, increase awareness of what constitutes bullying and address the impact it can have on the

School Update – Week of November 8, 2021

Gingerbread Houses This year, we are continuing to offer the purchase of gingerbread houses, from Parties Made Simple, a nut and peanut-free facility.  We would typically host an evening to decorate the houses here at school, however, due to Covid-19 restrictions we won’t be able to hold an evening in-person this year.  Instead, we will

Poinsettia Arrangement Sales Program

The Catholic School Council has partnered with Terra Greenhouses to offer families the opportunity to purchase a Christmas poinsettia arrangement this year. We are offering four different arrangements (photos are below): “Winter Wonderland” (red, pink, or white) – $10.00 “Santa’s Table Top” – $20.00 “Holiday Blast” – $30.00 “Dasher Festive Arrangement” – $40.00 Poinsettia sales

School Update – Week of November 1, 2021

Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation This year, we are focusing on The Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations as a school community. Each month a student from each class will be chosen who represents the OCGE of the month. On award per class will be given for the student that demonstrates these traits through a school-wide virtual assembly.

School Update – Week of October 25, 2021

“There is nothing small in the service of God.” ~St. Francis de Sales Fall Donation Fundraiser Please see the letter below, sent home on Friday, October 8th for our Fall Donation Fundraiser.  Students will be able to dress in costume on October 29th, partake in virtual BINGO and classroom-based fun Halloween activities! We are happy

School Update – Week of October 18, 2021

“Give thanks to the Lord for He is good: His love endures forever!” ~Psalm 136.1 Fall Donation Fundraiser Please see the letter below, sent home on Friday, October 8th for our Fall Donation Fundraiser.  Students will be able to dress in costume on October 29th, partake in virtual BINGO and classroom-based fun Halloween activities!  Student

School Update – Week of October 11, 2021

“Not what we say about our blessing, but how we use them, is the true measure of our Thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser Wishing all our St. Brigid families a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend.  We are thankful for your support each day as we navigate our new school year together.  Thanksgiving Food Drive Thank you for everyone for

School Update – Week of October 4, 2021

Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations This year, we will focus on the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations (OCGE) as a school community. Each month a student from each class will be chosen who represents the OCGE of the month. One award per class will be given to the student who demonstrates these traits throughout the month. For